Town of Orangeville

Orangeville, the urban hub of Dufferin County, boasts about half of Dufferin’s residents with a population of 28,900. Orangeville is known for its affordability, beautiful neighbourhoods, excellent infrastructure and safe community. The growing population has stimulated development of retail opportunities across the town with big box stores and small retail alike offering residents of Orangeville and the surrounding areas excellent shopping options. A recent shopping survey revealed an 80% satisfaction rate that shopping needs are being met in Dufferin County, and 83% or respondents (from across Dufferin County) reported shopping in Orangeville when shopping in Dufferin County. As Orangeville and the surrounding areas grow, more retail opportunities will emerge.

Orangeville is home to many of the large manufacturers in Dufferin County, and a strong cluster of advanced manufacturers making specialty products that are exported across Canada, across the globe and even into space. Orangeville is also home to a vibrant arts and culture scene with roots in music, visual arts and theatre. Orangeville’s downtown core is reminiscent of small town Ontario with a pedestrian friendly median complete with a fountain, landscaped gardens and seating areas and heritage building lining the main street. The local shops offer and eclectic mix of products not found in big cities and are sought out when consumers want to meet the shop proprietor in person. Services are available here too with plenty of health practitioners, financial and professional services, Orangeville meets the needs of its own residents and the surrounding areas. Its close proximity to the Greater Toronto area and Pearson Airport make it a great place to set up a business to enjoy local clients and preserve connections back to the big city.
The Town of Orangeville has plenty to offer your business and for information on their business servicesavailable land and how they support local businesses please visit their business website at For more information on Orangeville visit their website here.



A snapshot of data from Orangeville:


2016 Census Profile – Statistics Canada
Median age of population38.8 years
% of population ages 15 and over83.1%
Total private dwellings10,696
Population density per square kilometre1851.9
Land area15.61 km2
Educational Attainment (2016 Census)
Total population 15 years and over24,000
No certificate, diploma or degree4,190
High school certificate or equivalent7,725
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma1,410
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma5,740
University certificate or diploma or degree3,485
Labour Force Activity (2016 Census)
Not in work force6,115
Average Earnings$45,580


Primary Occupations (2016 Census)
Sales and service occupations4095
Trades; transport and equipment operators and related occupations2935
Business; finance and administration occupations2510
Occupations in education; law and social; community and government services2020
Management occupations1610
 Health occupations950
Occupations in manufacturing and utilities930
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations725
5 Occupations in art; culture; recreation and sport380
8 Natural resources; agriculture and related production occupations340


 Top Employment Industries (NAICS)(2016 Census)
 44-45 Retail trade2055
31-33 Manufacturing1880
62 Health care and social assistance1635
23 Construction1570
72 Accommodation and food services1255
61 Educational services1210
91 Public administration1030
48-49 Transportation and warehousing880
54 Professional; scientific and technical services850
 56 Administrative and support; waste management and remediation services790
41 Wholesale trade785
81 Other services (except public administration)740
52 Finance and insurance460
53 Real estate and rental and leasing370
51 Information and cultural industries325
71 Arts; entertainment and recreation310

Link to National Household Survey Orangeville DataLink to Stats Canada Orangeville Data